In another direction the phenomenon of repercussion is asserted to manifest itself in connection with the bush-soul of the West African and the nagual of Central America; but though there is no line of demarcation to be drawn on logical grounds, the assumed power of the magician and the intimate association of the bush-soul or the nagual with a human being are not termed lycanthropy. Gary Hampton/Wolf-Man (The Astounding Wolf-Man/Invincible), Iconic Wolfman Transformation Scene An American Werewolf In London. Depending of what is the cause of the condition: See Also: Werebeast Tropes, especially Our Werewolves Are Different. They possess the strength to easily lift and overpower any human, some have even displayed the strength to be able to plunge their fist straight through someone's chest. https://powerlisting.fandom.com/wiki/Werewolf_Physiology?oldid=1593735, Lycanthropy Body/Form/Mimicry/Transformation, Werewolf Body/Form/Mimicry/Transformation. Variation of Mythic Physiology and Canine Physiology. In other cases, the transformation was supposedly accomplished by Satanic allegiance for the most loathsome ends, often for the sake of sating a craving for human flesh. This triggers the shift in their anatomy which transforms them from human to lupine. They can run around in the dark and see everything clearly. Global Heightened Senses: The werewolf has superhumanly the acute senses of sight, smell, and hearing similar to those of… This is an ability that a werewolf loses in human form. A werewolf in wolf mode can see in the dark. Shape-shifters similar to werewolves are common in tales from all over the world. It’s not surprising to know that a werewolf in its wolf mode reaches its full strength, speed and resilience levels. Becoming a werewolf simply by being bitten or scratched by another werewolf as a form of contagion is common in modern horror fiction, but this kind of transmission is rare in legend, unlike the case in vampirism. - when experiencing orgasms. Cultural origin Forests, Villages I will be posting abilities for werewolves, vampires, vaewolves, humans, and dhamphirs. via a bite or scratch from another werewolf). In human mode, the creature will be stronger than your average Joe. You can imagine what these could do to a person. This is an ability that a werewolf loses in human form. Such were the views about lycanthropy current throughout the continent of Europe when Verstegan wrote. Various methods for becoming a werewolf have been reported, one of the simplest being the removal of clothing and putting on a belt made of wolf skin, probably as a substitute for the assumption of an entire animal skin (which also is frequently described). Even if the denotation of lycanthropy is limited to the wolf-metamorphosis of living human beings, the beliefs classed together under this head are far from uniform, and the term is somewhat capriciously applied. This page describes the various strengths and weaknesses of the modern and ancient Werewolves in the Full Moon High Universe. Werewolves' strength and speed are enhanced and are at their peak during time under a full moon. Werewolves, or lycanthrope, are mythological humans with the ability to shapeshift into wolf or hybrid wolf-like creatures either purposely or under a curse. Rolling in dew is also said to cure the ailment. Abilities [edit | edit source]. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. In addition to the natural characteristics inherent to both wolves and humans, werewolves are often attributed strength and speed far beyond those of wolves or men. Lupine wavelength haemovariform/Werewolves (. Lifting those is out of the question. If you are on a personal connection, like at home, you can run an anti-virus scan on your device to make sure it is not infected with malware. May include loss of memory of human emotion and life. In addition werewolves are often attributed strength and speed far beyond those of wolves or men and may have them in lesser amount even when untransformed. This list was inspired by the List of Vampire Traits in Folklore and Fiction on Wikipedia, albeit a few modifications. Dominic revealed that there is a werewolf ability allowing werewolves to sense if you're speaking the truth. The power to use the abilities of a werewolf. Enhanced Strength: All werewolves, whether in their human or wolf forms, possess superhuman levels of strength, speed, and stamina, well above the normal human limits. Legend states that this fusion of man and beast, immune to all harm save silver or fire, who towers over mere mortals, powerful beyond imagining - Damn, I wish I was that guy!" • "The werewolves", writes Richard Verstegan (Restitution of Decayed Intelligence, 1628), are certain sorcerers, who have anointed their bodies with an ointment which they make by the instinct of the devil, and putting on a certain enchanted girdle, does not only unto the view of others seem as wolves, but to their own thinking have both the shape and nature of wolves, so long as they wear the said girdle. Similar creatures Curran, Robert (2010), “The Werewolf Handbook: An Essential Guide to Werewolves and, More Importantly, How to Avoid Them,” BES Publishing, Inc. Duncan, Ritch and Bob Powers (2009), “The Werewolf’s Guide to Life: A Manual for the Newly Bitten,” Three Rivers Press. Werewolves' strength and speed are enhanced and are at their peak during time under a full moon. But they wouldn’t be able to follow someone through a forest or across a stream. This transformation is often associated with the appearance of the full moon. Super Strength:Werewolves possess superhuman levels of strength that allow them to break through … They cap out around 35 mph – 40 mph, like a greyhound, but they sound like an elephant clomping away. After returning to their human forms, werewolves are usually documented as becoming weak, debilitated and undergoing painful nervous depression. Conversion to Christianity is also a common method of removing werewolfism in the medieval period. A werewolf in wolf mode can see in the dark. Werewolves can track prey over miles with barely a whiff of a scent. The claws can shred an armored bank truck’s doors and it can bite through jail cell bars with ease. Omnes angeli, boni et Mali, ex virtute naturali habent potestatem transmutandi corpora nostra ("All angels, good and bad have the power of transmutating our bodies") was the dictum of St. Thomas Aquinas. Wolf (Blood Lad) is a half human, half werewolf hybrid. The ideas that werewolves are only vulnerable to silver bullets or other silver weapons, or that they can cause others to become werewolves by biting or wounding them, mainly derive from 20th-century works of fiction. Sometimes, less extreme methods were used. What would take a normal human 6 weeks to heal, you’d heal in 6 days. Human mode doesn’t offer this ability, but they’d have better than 20 x 20 vision. You’d swear they have eagle eyes and could be a sniper in the military. Werewolves can run fast. A Sicilian belief of Arabic origin holds that a werewolf can be cured of its ailment by striking it three times on the forehead or scalp with a knife. Applied electricity, medicine, or enzymes may prevent transformation. Those who were excommunicated by the Roman Catholic Church were also said to become werewolves. You’d need an elephant gun or military-grade weapon to knock it down.